• Degree: Master
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Business Administration
  • Department: Accounting

Program Description

Master of Science in Accounting - Admission Requirements

Applicants for the MSc degree must hold a bachelor’s degree obtained from the Faculty of Business Administration at Beirut Arab University or from a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of “2.33” for credit-hour system students and “Good” for the academic year system students.​​​​​​​​​​​​

Career Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in different settings, since accounting and auditing are necessary for a wide variety of businesses, Government, tax authority, auditing firms (CPA firms) and banks. Hence, our graduates may find careers in accounting, internal auditing, corporate governance, external auditing, budgeting preparation, product costing and cost control, financial accounting, and managerial accounting.

Some career options include :

Tax Accountant

Cost Accountant

Managerial Accountant

Internal Auditor

External Auditor

Governmental Auditor

Finance Controller

Finance Director


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
ACCT602 Accounting Theory 3 3 Lec Major R
ACCT603 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
BUSN601 Research Methodology 3 3 Lec Major R
INSS602 Applied Statistics 3 3 Lec Major R
Second Semester
ACCT604 Accounting Information Systems 3 3 Lec Major R
ACCT605 Advanced Cost Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
ACCT610 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
ACCT613 Contemporary Issues in Cost Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
ACCT615 Tax Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
ACCT616 Governmental Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
Third Semester
ACCT606 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major R
ACCT607 Advanced Auditing 3 3 Lec Major R
ACCT617 Auditing of Automated Accounting System 3 3 Lec Major E
ACCT618 Contemporary Issues in Managerial Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
ACCT619 Internal Auditing 3 3 Lec Major E
ACCT620 International Accounting 3 3 Lec Major E
Fourth Semester
ACCT699 Thesis 6 6 Crs Major R